Privacy Policy
You are in control of the information you provide to

As a member of, you are in complete control of your personal information. This includes controlling the use of information you provide to The bottom line is that we respect and will continue to respect the privacy of our customers who use

Because protecting your privacy is important to us, you can be assured that discloses the following:

What personal information is being gathered by and how is this information being used?

Member Registration
When you join a member area or service such as the Code Forum or free Newsletter subscription, you provide your name, email address, a unique login name, password, and password validation. This information is collected on the registration form for several reasons including: (i) personal identification; (ii) to allow us to contact you for customer service, if necessary; (iii) to customize the content of our site to meet your specific needs; and (iv) to send you an email message confirming your new member registration.

Newsletters and Forums's Newsletters and Code Forums are optional benefits for members that keep you up to date with the latest code news and to allow you to obtain answers to your code questions online. However, you may always decline to receive these email messages. Please see our Opt Out policy described below.

Online Surveys values opinions and comments from members, so we frequently conduct online surveys. These surveys are entirely optional for all members. Typically, the information is aggregated and used to make improvements to and to develop appealing content, features and promotions for members. Survey participants are anonymous unless otherwise stated in the survey.

"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. uses cookies to allow you to login without having to type your login name each time. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can edit your browser options to block them in the future.

Who will the information be shared with, if anyone?
We do not sell individual customer names or other private profile information to third parties and have no intention of doing so in the future. See "What other information should I know about my privacy? " below.

Opt Out Policy
At anytime, you can unsubscribe from the Code Forum or the's Newsletters through the your account on our Code Forum page at We hope you will find the Newsletter and Code Forum interesting and informative. Of course, if you would rather not receive the Newsletter, you can unsubscribe using the unsubscribe link in every Newsletter or by editing your profile as above or by contacting reserves the right to limit membership to those who will accept emails. Members will be notified via email prior to any actions taken.

How can you access, update or correct your information?
At any time, you can view and/or update your's newsletter subscriptions or your Code Forum profile as follows:

  • To edit your code forum profile: click here.
  • To edit your newsletter subscription options, click here and follow the instructions displayed

What safeguards are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information?
All personally identifiable information you provide to is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. In addition, when you make purchases on, you are protected by's Shop Safe Guarantee.

What other information should I know about my privacy? contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another Web site for which has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of all such sites as their policies may be materially different from's Privacy Statement. Of course, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and any account information. Please be very careful, responsible, and alert with this information, especially whenever you're online.

In addition to the circumstances described above, may disclose member information if required to do so by law, court order, as requested by other government or law enforcement authority, or in the good faith belief that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable including, without limitation, to protect the rights or properties of or when we have reason to believe that disclosing the information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with our rights or properties, whether intentionally or otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities.

Any material changes in the way uses personal information will be described in future versions of this Privacy Statement. Of course, you may always submit concerns regarding our Privacy Statement or our privacy practices to Please reference the privacy policy in your subject line. will attempt to respond to all reasonable concerns or inquiries within five business days of receipt.

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